H.R.5282 - To restrict assistance for Russia until its armed forces are removed from the Baltic states.102nd Congress (1991-1992)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Durbin, Richard J. [D-IL-20] (Introduced 05/28/1992)|
|Committees:||House - Banking, Finance, and Urban Affairs; Foreign Affairs|
|Latest Action:||House - 06/15/1992 Referred to the Subcommittee on International Development, Finance, Trade and Monetary Policy. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5282 — 102nd Congress (1991-1992)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/28/1992)
Prohibits, unless a certification under this Act is in effect: (1) U.S. economic assistance to the Government of Russia; and (2) the U.S. Executive Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) from consenting to an increase in the U.S. quota in the IMF. Requires the Secretary of the Treasury, unless such certification is in effect, to instruct the U.S. Executive Directors of the IMF and other international financial institution to oppose any loan to the Government of Russia.
Describes such certification as a certification by the President to the Congress that: (1) progress has been achieved toward removal of Russian armed forces from Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania; (2) additional Russian armed forces have not been brought into such countries for any purpose without their permission; (3) artillery exercises or training operations are not being conducted by Russian armed forces on the territory of such countries without their permission; (4) Russian military installations in such countries are open to inspection by the governments of such countries; (5) Russian air and naval forces are not interfering with traffic in the air space or territorial waters of such countries; and (6) the Russian Government is keeping such governments informed regarding the number and location of Russian armed forces in such countries. Makes such certifications effective for six months and authorizes the President to make recertifications for additional six-month periods. Terminates the restrictions under this Act if the President certifies that all Russian armed forces have been withdrawn from such countries.